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December 15, 2021 - 0 Comments

MORE than ever before, Zambia’s policy makers and economic managers inevitably need to find a once-for-all lasting solution to the issues underlying the edible oil sector in Zambia including the root causes of the high...

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December 15, 2021 - 0 Comments

AT the risk of turning this forum into an International Monetary Fund (IMF) debate platform, it has, once more, continued debating the IMF engagement by Zambia.Obviously, at this juncture the question of whether Zambia needs...

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December 15, 2021 - 0 Comments

By Maimbolwa Mulikelela – AFRICAN Women’s Collaborative for Healthy Food Systems highlights the importance of local, agroecological and equitable food systems and raises awareness of the invaluable contribution made by peasant and indigenous women to...

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December 8, 2021 - 0 Comments

Majority of the developing countries have an imbalance between the poor and the wealthy people. The inequality has created a wide gap such that the only way to balance it is to ensure that everyone...

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December 8, 2021 - 0 Comments

COST reflective fuel and electricity tariffs is an issue that Zambia has been grappling with for over a decade.Think of it, soon after being elected as Republican President in September 2011, the late Michael Sata...

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December 8, 2021 - 0 Comments

THE question of whether to engage International Monetary Fund (IMF) for funded programme or not has been outstanding for some time now.In political terms, it has been with us since the departure of Movement for...

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November 24, 2021 - 0 Comments

By Maimbolwa MulikelelaTHE just ended edition of the Intra-African Trade Fair demonstrated the continent’s capacity to trade and invest among itself.The Fair attracted 11,828 attendees from across Africa with US$36 billion worth of trade and...

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November 24, 2021 - 0 Comments

LAST week, I was privileged to attend a media workshop on promotion of statistical literacy on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and data usage.This was followed by another one on data users’ needs on SDGs.Both...

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November 24, 2021 - 0 Comments

CONFLICT of interest is certainly one of the major vices hampering the development of Zambia’s regulatory institutions including financial and capital markets.As alluded to in last week’s article, credible evidence has emerged in the recent...

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November 17, 2021 - 0 Comments

By Kennedy Mupeseni – A WELL organised manganese mining sub-sector has the capacity to turnaround the country’s economic fortunes.Although the country’s manganese mineralisation data which points to what extent mineral rich Luapula Province for example...

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